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Evening rides start soon

For those looking forward to the VC Norwich Evening Rides, not much longer to wait.

17th April 2012 – Tuesday Evening Training Ride & Chain Gang @ 6.30pm

18th April 2012 – Wednesday Evening Club Ride @ 6.30pm

19th April 2012 – Thursday Evening Training Ride @ 6.30pm

And every week thereafter until a date to be advised in September.

For more details, please see Rides

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Spring is here…..

… so the clocks go back tonight, and the calendar is getting busier. Evening club rides will start again soon and we will see an increase in evening TT’s as well as the Lotus Cars Cycle Race League which starts in May. (Look out for the updates on our webpage over the next couple of days.) Some of our more intrepid members have started their time trialling season already and the race team have been blooded as well – reports from both those disciplines soon… along with suggestions for how anyone can get started in competition.

We are also moving into Sportive season, so make sure you let us know if you have events in your diary, (especially if they are far away) as it’s always nice to see fellow members on the course, and perhaps share travel. Do let us have reports afterwards too so we can put them in the newsletter – and if you can provide photographs that’s even better.

Keep an eye out here and on the club’s facebook page to see what everyone is up to ….. and join in…..

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Norfolk Audax…

Keith and Sue Harrison are famous for the quality of their Audax events: their route sheets, organisation and catering are always excellent… it’s just a shame they can’t organise the weather to a similar standard. For the 6 VCN folk on the Norfolk Mardle the weather held off for the meandering ride to the Salthouse control. Here after the gloopiest mint chocolate cake ever the rain and wind set in for the climb back up the Terminal Glacial Moraine (yes it really is called that, Roly) that constitutes the Cromer Ridge and the run back to Norwich. Special mention to Matt for whom this was the first ride since shattering his shoulder… talk about easing back into it gently (not).

For anyone who fancies sampling Sue and Keith’s Audax hospitality they will be running the  National 400km audax from Hempnall in June and have promised to honour all entries. Apparently they have 60 signed up already!

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Sunny rides 11 Mar

Sunday 11th March saw many of the club members baring their pure white winter legs for the first time! 15 VCN members joined 85 riders for the Diss CC reliability ride. 30 members turned up for the club ride splitting into two groups, the faster group headed to Cley and the club run headed for Holt where the scones were far superior to Cley!!